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New facemark and green pass regulations will go into effect on April 1

decreto 17 marzo

As a result of the Government’s decree issued on March 17, 2022, there are new facemask and Green Pass regulations.  Below you will find the key changes  that will go into effect on April 1.

PLEASE NOTE:   The Covid – 19 state of emergency will end on March 31, 2022.

Facemasks

The mandate to wear FFP2 facemasks will remain in effect till April 30, 2022, on:

– Public transportation

– In places where shows open to the public are held.

In the workplace it will suffice to wear respiratory track protection, not necessarily an FFP2 mask.

Green Pass and Work

Starting on April 1, all workers will be able to enter their workplace with a Basic Green Pass. The Green Pass mandate will end on May 1, 2022. 

The vaccine mandate will remain in effect till December 31, 2022, for those workers who are employed in a hospital  or a Senior long-term residential facility, or are employed in a health related field.  Those found not in compliance will be suspended from their jobs.

The Green Pass mandate will remain in effect till December 31, 2022, for all visitors to a Senior long-term residential facility, hospice and hospital ward.  If a person has had the virus and has a Green Pass, it will no longer be necessary to show a negative test result 

School

For those who attend Pre-k, Kindergarden, Elementary and Junior High school, or any secondary school, attendance will continue even in the presence of 4 positive cases.  For those students who are six years, or older, wearing and FFP facemask is mandated for ten days from the last contact with a positive person.  All students who are in isolation due to a Covid infection and have a medical certificate, can attend school via  distance learning (Didattica a Distanza – DAD.) A negative antigen or molecular test is sufficent to go back to school.

Isolation and Stay at Home Orders

Starting on April 1, those who have had contact with a positive person no longer need to isolate themselves.  Stay at Home orders are abolished, but the following rules will apply: 

– You may leave the house only in case of strict necessity,

– If symptoms are  present, you must do a swab 5 days after contact.

If the swab is positive, isolation will become effective.  Home confinment will last until you have a negative test result.

 

Other Changes

The March 17 Decree also includes:

– The end of regional Covid-19 zone color codes,

– Starting on April 1, all indoor and outdoor sport facilities will function at full capacit

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Asilo e immigrazione Evidenza Ucraina

The European Temporary Protection Directive Is Approved

NEWS ALERT
As a result of the war in the Ukraine, the European Union has adopted the Temporary Protection
Directive (Directive 55/2001.)
Ukranian citizens, asylum seekers, holders of status of international protection and permanet
residents in that country along with their families will have the right to renewable residence
permit and to the following serv9ces:
Education
Work
Reception
Welfare
Health Care

PLEASE NOTE
Italy has yet to adopt the implementing decree. We will publish the procedures the minute they
become available.
In the meantime be aware that:
It is already possible to stay in Italy for 90 days without a visa or permit (For further
information click here.)
You can request placement in an Extraordinary Reception Center (CAS) and in any of
the centers that are part of the Reception and Integration System (SAI) run by the
individual municipalities (for further information click here.)

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UKRAINE EMERGENCY: IMPORTANT INFORMATION

UKRAINE CITIZENS WHO WANT TO COME TO ITALY FOR A PERIOD OF 90 DAYS OR LESS TO JOIN FAMILY MEMBERS OR FRIENDS DO NOT NEED A VISA – SEE MINISTRY OF fOREIGN AFFAIRS WEBSITE: (https://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home.aspx#BMQuestionario)
UKRAINE CITIZENS CAN APPLY FOR INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION (ASYLUM PETITION) IMMEDIATELY AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL IN ITALY
IMPORTANT UPDATE: ALL UKRAINIAN CITIZENS IN ITALY ARE ENTITLED TO RECEPTION AT PREFECTURAL CENTRES (CAS) AND/OR AT RECEPTION AND INTEGRATION SYSTEM CENTRES (SAI) EVEN IF THEY DO NOT APPLY FOR ASYLUM.

(DECRETO-LEGGE 28 febbraio 2022, n. 16, articolo 3, comma 5)

Are you a refugee from Ukraine? UNHCR can help.

Visit the page for the country you are in.

Hungary: http://bit.ly/3tfnh4M
Poland: http://bit.ly/35ckvoR
Romania: http://bit.ly/3HvhrkK 
Slovakia: http://bit.ly/3HkZzJi 

In any other country: http://bit.ly/3HsFiSf